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Cost of living, economy among most important issues in upcoming election, says new poll

WATCH: As the Federal election is looming, Global News decided to ask the public about issues they think politicians should be making a priority. The answers might surprise you. 736 more words


Economy Update #6: On the road to recovery

Yesterday, the Office of National Statistics released the preliminary estimates of the UK’s GDP growth in the second quarter of 2015 and the data was quite surprising. 598 more words


Adventures in SCIENCE!: Emissions

Lately, there has been some warm and fuzzy environmental news covered. Namely that we, as a society (or at least in the good ol’ U.S. of A.) reduced our carbon emission by 11% from 2007 to 2013. 476 more words

Smart Stuff

It's all Greek to me

Wednesday the Fed will end its two-day meeting without a scheduled press conference to follow.

Markets should not expect and movement in rates, since Fed chief Janet Yellen already tipped of the bond pits that no rate hike will happen after a meeting without a press conference. 189 more words


Yet more economic woe looks on the cards for Russia

The month of June has seen the return of a trend that was very prevalent in the latter part of 2014 and early part of this year. 1,210 more words

General Economics

Unemployment During the Great Recession: Bursting Bubble?

A bit of background:
The U.S. housing bubble was mainly a Floridan, Arizonan, and Californian phenomenon. The U.S. state most heavily affected by the housing bubble was… 734 more words

Comedy Of Errors

How will the recession affect Brazil’s lingerie industry?

Brazil’s sexy reputation, evidently, is more robust than its economy. The country may be facing its worst recession in 25 years, but the lingerie sector is looking fairly resilient: it’s on track to grow by 1.5 percent in 2015, according to a market research firm cited by The Guardian. 113 more words

Politics And Government